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Wade: Heat ‘set a trend’ by teaming All-Stars

CHICAGO — Love or hate the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade knows that he and teammates LeBron James and Chris Bosh set a trend the rest of the NBA will follow for years. “ We’ve set a trend for the rest … Continue reading

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CNN Student News Transcript – October 14, 2011

(CNN Student News) — October 14, 2011 Download PDF maps related to today’s show: South Korea Colombia Panama Cuba Click here to access the transcript of today’s CNN Student News program. Please note that there may be a delay between … Continue reading

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BlackBerry outage not all bad, helped improve Middle East road safety (Digital Trends)

For three days last week, police in Dubai and Abu Dhabi were scratching their heads in confusion, perplexed by the fact that they were receiving far fewer calls to traffic accidents than usual. Then on Thursday the accident rate returned … Continue reading

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PKK kills 24 Turkish troops, Ankara hits back (Reuters)

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey launched air and ground assaults on Kurdish militants in Iraq, vowing to exact “great revenge” after 24 Turkish soldiers were killed on Wednesday in one of the deadliest Kurdish attacks in years. Turkish officials said … Continue reading

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18 phrases to avoid in conversation

(RealSimple.com) — Some things should never be said — like these phrases. Here, what to say instead. What Not to Say About Someone’s Appearance Don’t say: “You look tired.” Why: It implies she doesn’t look good. Instead say: “Is everything … Continue reading

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Malaria vaccine in test cut illness by half

(CNN) — A malaria vaccine has eluded scientists for decades, but preliminary results from a phase 3 clinical trial in Africa are providing hope. The data suggest that the vaccine, known as RTS,S, cuts the number of malaria cases in … Continue reading

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US awkwardly welcomes Israeli-Hamas prisoner swap (AP)

WASHINGTON – The United States awkwardly welcomed Tuesday’s release of Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit after five years of captivity by Hamas, voicing concerns over some of the Palestinians freed in return and declining to say whether the prisoner swap between … Continue reading

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